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Blackadder (1982–1983)

TV-PG
TV Series | 195 min | Comedy

In the Middle Ages, Prince Edmund the Black Adder constantly schemes and endeavors to seize the crown from his father and brother.
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Updated Jun 20, 1982

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Jun 20, 1982 (United Kingdom)

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Rowan Atkinson
Edmund, Duke of Edinburgh / Prince Edmund / Edmund, Archbishop of Canterbury / The Flat Adder / The Great Grumbledook / The Laird of Roxburgh, Selkirk and Peebles Edmund, Duke of Edinburgh / Prince Edmund / Edmund, Archbishop of Canterbury / The Flat Adder / The Great Grumbledook / The Laird of Roxburgh, Selkirk and Peebles   See fewer
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Elspet Gray
The Queen / Gertrude, Queen of Flanders / The Witch Queen The Queen / Gertrude, Queen of Flanders / The Witch Queen   See fewer
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7
Tim McInnerny
Percy / Percy, Duke of Northumberland / Percy the Poisoner / Percy, A Witch / Percy, Bishop of Ramsgate Percy / Percy, Duke of Northumberland / Percy the Poisoner / Percy, A Witch / Percy, Bishop of Ramsgate   See fewer
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Patrick Allen
Narrator / The Hawk Narrator / The Hawk   See fewer
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Brian Blessed
King Richard IV / Richard IV / Richard IV, A King / Richard XII of Scotland King Richard IV / Richard IV / Richard IV, A King / Richard XII of Scotland   See fewer
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6
Tony Robinson
Baldrick / Baldrick, A Witch / Baldrick, Bachelor of the Parish of Chigwell / Brother Baldrick Baldrick / Baldrick, A Witch / Baldrick, Bachelor of the Parish of Chigwell / Brother Baldrick   See fewer
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Robert East
Harry, Prince of Wales Harry, Prince of Wales   See fewer
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Bert Parnaby
Cain, A Blind Beggar / Cain, A Peasant / Dim Cain, A Peasant Cain, A Blind Beggar / Cain, A Peasant / Dim Cain, A Peasant   See fewer
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Roy Evans
Abel, A Blind Beggar / Abel, A Peasant / Dumb Abel, A Peasant Abel, A Blind Beggar / Abel, A Peasant / Dumb Abel, A Peasant   See fewer
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David Nunn
Messenger / 3rd Messenger / 4th Messenger Messenger / 3rd Messenger / 4th Messenger   See fewer
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Perry Benson
Daft Ned, A Peasant / Italian Priest / Pigeon Vendor Daft Ned, A Peasant / Italian Priest / Pigeon Vendor   See fewer
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Alex Norton
McAngus / McAngus, Duke of Argyll McAngus / McAngus, Duke of Argyll   See fewer
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Forbes Collins
Dopey Jack, A Peasant / Trusting Father Dopey Jack, A Peasant / Trusting Father   See fewer
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Barbara Miller
Jane Firkettle / Regan Jane Firkettle / Regan   See fewer
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Howard Lew Lewis
Mr. Applebottom / Piers, A Yeoman Mr. Applebottom / Piers, A Yeoman   See fewer
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Natasha King
Princess Leia of Hungary Princess Leia of Hungary   See fewer
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Stephen Frost
Soft, A Guard Soft, A Guard   See fewer
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John Carlisle
Murdered Lord Murdered Lord   See fewer
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Peter Cook
Richard III Richard III   See fewer
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Paul McDowell
Herbert, Archbishop of Canterbury Herbert, Archbishop of Canterbury   See fewer
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John Savident
The King The King   See fewer
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Frank Finlay
The Witchsmeller Pursuivant The Witchsmeller Pursuivant   See fewer
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Arthur Hewlett
Godfrey, Archbishop of Canterbury / William, Bishop of London Godfrey, Archbishop of Canterbury / William, Bishop of London   See fewer
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Peter Benson
Henry VII Henry VII   See fewer
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Robert Bathurst
Prince Henry Prince Henry   See fewer
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Joyce Grant
Mother Superior Mother Superior   See fewer
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Carolyn Colquhoun
Sister Sara Sister Sara   See fewer
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Des Webb
Person of Unrestricted Growth Person of Unrestricted Growth   See fewer
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Philip Fox
Baldrick Baldrick   See fewer
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John Barrard
Retired Morris Dancer Retired Morris Dancer   See fewer
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Richard Murdoch
Ross, A Lord Ross, A Lord   See fewer
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Valentine Dyall
Angus, A Lord Angus, A Lord   See fewer
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Miriam Margolyes
Infanta Maria Escalosa of Spain Infanta Maria Escalosa of Spain   See fewer
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Rik Mayall
Mad Gerald - Himself Mad Gerald - Himself   See fewer
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Jim Broadbent
Don Speekingleesh, An Interpreter Don Speekingleesh, An Interpreter   See fewer
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Angus Deayton
Jumping Jew of Jerusalem Jumping Jew of Jerusalem   See fewer
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Philip Kendall
Painter Painter   See fewer
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William Russell
The Duke of Winchester The Duke of Winchester   See fewer
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Peter Schofield
Fife, A Lord Fife, A Lord   See fewer
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Paul Brooke
Friar Bellows Friar Bellows   See fewer
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Joolia Cappleman
Celia, Countess of Cheltenham Celia, Countess of Cheltenham   See fewer
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Jane Freeman
Mrs. Applebottom Mrs. Applebottom   See fewer
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Mark Arden
Anon, A Guard Anon, A Guard   See fewer
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Martin Clarke
Sir Dominick Prique of Stratford Sir Dominick Prique of Stratford   See fewer
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John Rapley
Rev. Lloyd Rev. Lloyd   See fewer
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Mick Walter
Jack Large Jack Large   See fewer
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Gretchen Franklin
Cordelia Cordelia   See fewer
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Roger Sloman
Three Fingered Pete Three Fingered Pete   See fewer
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Martin Soan
2nd Wooferoonie 2nd Wooferoonie   See fewer
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Malcolm Hardee
3rd Wooferoonie 3rd Wooferoonie   See fewer
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Patrick Malahide
Guy of Glastonbury Guy of Glastonbury   See fewer
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Stephen Tate
Lord Chiswick Lord Chiswick   See fewer
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Bill Wallis
Sir Justin de Boinod Sir Justin de Boinod   See fewer
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David Delve
Sir George de Boeuf Sir George de Boeuf   See fewer
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John Hallam
Sir Wilfred Death Sir Wilfred Death   See fewer
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Kenn Wells
1st Messenger 1st Messenger   See fewer
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Richard Mitchley
2nd Messenger 2nd Messenger   See fewer
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Leslie Sands
Lord Graveney Lord Graveney   See fewer
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Ron Cook
Sean, The Irish Bastard Sean, The Irish Bastard   See fewer
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Patrick Duncan
Officer, An Officer Officer, An Officer   See fewer
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Willoughby Goddard
Archbishop Archbishop   See fewer
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Harriet Keevil
Lady on Ramparts Lady on Ramparts   See fewer
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Sarah Thomas
Mrs. Field, A Goodwife Mrs. Field, A Goodwife   See fewer
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Louise Gold
Mrs. Tyler, A Goodwife Mrs. Tyler, A Goodwife   See fewer
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Jay Bura
Prince in the Tower (uncredited) Prince in the Tower (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tan Bura
Prince in the Tower (uncredited) Prince in the Tower (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nicola Critcher
Princess (uncredited) Princess (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charlie Dean
Countess Caroline of Luxembourg (uncredited) Countess Caroline of Luxembourg (uncredited)   See fewer
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Terry Duran
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Fieldsend
King's Knight (uncredited) King's Knight (uncredited)   See fewer
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Salo Gardner
Devil (uncredited) Devil (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lord (uncredited) Lord (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nun (uncredited) Nun (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.1 / 10 | 32,827 votes